KEY DATES 2018
Nomination Open / Tickets On Sale
Wednesday, 21 August
Sunday, 15 September
Finalist Announced/Voting Opens
Wednesday, 18 September
People's Choice Nominations Open
Friday, 20 September
Voting & People's Choice Closes
Sunday, 13 October
Monday, 21 October
More answers to all your burning questions below...
Nominations open Wednesday, 21 August at 7.00pm until Sunday, 15 September at 5.00pm.
Anyone working in the Taranaki hospitality industry can fill out a nomination form. The ‘industry’ encompasses all owners and workers at hospitality establishments and their direct suppliers. If you are unsure whether you are eligible to submit a nomination form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are asked to give your name, email address and workplace when submitting your nomination form.
The nomination period is a ‘free-for all’. You may nominate whomever you like in each category. When completing the online nomination form - you can cast a nomination in as many, or as little categories as you like.
To keep it fair, each establishment can only complete five nomination forms each!
We thought you might ask that...
You can nominate your colleagues you work with BUT to keep it fair, you cannot nominate yourself or the establishment you work for.
The Taranaki Hospitality Awards nominations are open to all members of the industry, whether you are a member of the Restaurant Association or not.
However, it does pay to be a member of the Restaurant Association, because all members this year get a discounted ticket price to the awards night (woop whoop!).
CLICK HERE for more details on becoming a RA Member.
You need to rally your peers for nominations during the nomination period (Wednesday, 21 August to Sunday, 15 September).
Finalist's will be selected by an Industry Panel of hospitality professionals appointed by the Restaurant Association of NZ.
Once nominations close on Sunday, 15 September at 5.00pm, the nominations are collated and the finalists will be selected by our industry panel.
These finalists will be announced on Wednesday, 18 September via the Taranaki Hospitality Awards Facebook Page.
You can vote for your favourite finalists in each category online from Wednesday, 18 September from 7.00pm.
Voting closes on Sunday, 13 October at 5.00pm.
Anyone working in the Taranaki hospitality industry can fill out a voting form. The ‘industry’ encompasses all owners and workers at hospitality establishments and their direct suppliers.
You can vote for your colleagues you work with BUT to keep it fair, you cannot vote for yourself or the establishment you work for.
You can only submit five voting forms per business, any additional voting forms submitted from your workplace following that will be disregarded.
Monday, 21 October 2019 at The Theatre Royal, New Plymouth.
Anyone! The awards night is a celebration of the industry as a whole. We encourage people from all sides of the industry to come along.
Tickets are $85.00 RA members and $95.00 non members, and include an open bar and substantial eats.
PLEASE NOTE - Ticket numbers are strictly limited (due to venue capacity) so avoid missing out by purchasing your tickets early.
Tickets to the awards night go on sale via our Website on Wednesday, 21 August – the same day nominations open.
You sure do! Every finalist will received one complimentary ticket to the event.
It’s important to note that ticket numbers are strictly limited (due to venue capacity) so avoid missing out by purchasing additional tickets early.
We’ll be popping a few bottles of champers, so yes - the awards evening is R18 only.
Isn’t the pride and glory of being an Award Winner enough?
Just kidding... Each winner goes home with a rad wooden trophy – pop it up on your bar, your bathroom shelf, or wave it in the face of haters everywhere you go.